Letters to the Editor

August 14, 2022

Hang on to Your Wallets! Where then is the Outcry Now? Budget Storms and Fake Concerns During the recent Mayoral Elections here in Parsippany, the then former mayor Barberio, using the Town Council Meetings as his platform to attack then Mayor Soriano's Budget, cried "Hang on to Your ...

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Dear Editor:  The recent response by local government officials regarding the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's plan to widen the NJ Turnpike through Jersey City to the Holland Tunnel fails to address the current traffic that is overwhelming 70-year-old NJTA infrastructure, resulting in safety ...

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Dear Editor:  The recent response by local government officials regarding the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's plan to widen the NJ Turnpike through Jersey City to the Holland Tunnel fails to address the current traffic that is overwhelming 70-year-old NJTA infrastructure, resulting in safety ...

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Dear Editor:  The recent response by local government officials regarding the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's plan to widen the NJ Turnpike through Jersey City to the Holland Tunnel fails to address the current traffic that is overwhelming 70-year-old NJTA infrastructure, resulting in safety ...

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Below is a fact based outline surrounding the allegations that Dr. Varley violated the District's Nepotism policy. 6/7/2021: Dr. Varley asserts that the District posted a job opening for a Summer Library Intern at this time. No sources would verify, with factual evidence, this position's ...

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Dear Editor On behalf of the South Plainfield Police Department, I wanted to take a moment to recognize those that were instrumental to the success of the South Plainfield Junior Police Academy (SPJPA) that was held August 1-5, 2022.  The 5th and 6th-grade SPJPA cadets spent the first four ...

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Dear TapInto, Hi! My name is Mythri, and I am a rising junior at Montville Township High School. I am writing on behalf of More Than Just Figures, a soon-to-be nonprofit organization run by high schoolers trying to spread awareness about shootings and commemorate victims. We are built upon the ...

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Summit Interfaith Council exists to “seek the welfare of the city.” Over the past few  months, there has been a great deal said about a proposal to redevelop Broad Street West. As a revised proposal comes to the community in the fall, we encourage that we \all strive to treat each other in a civil ...

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Tell City Council to vote “No” on YMCA and HPC ordinances at 8/15 Council Meeting Dear Plainfield Citizens: At the 7/11/2022 City Council meeting, the City Council approved (5 to 2 vote) Ordinances on First Reading as follows: (1.) Approving the City’s purchase of the YMCA building; and (2) ...

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To the editor, In response to Bruce Kelly's letter from 7/28 entitled, "Most Americans don't care about January 6th", I would like to respectfully challenge that "claim". Firstly, what is that claim based on, facts or opinion? Everyone I know personally was, and is appalled at what occurred ...

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To the Editor, In the wake of never-ending tragic school shootings, New Jersey has established a requirement for Threat Assessment Teams in all schools.  These teams will provide assistance in identifying students of concern, assess those students’ risk for engaging in violence, deliver ...

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To the Editor, I enthusiastically endorse Sean Patrick Maloney for the Democratic primary for Congress. Through my years on the Bedford Town Board, Bedford Town Supervisor and now as an Assemblymember, I have known and worked with Congressman Maloney for virtually the entire time he has ...

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To the Editor, I enthusiastically endorse Sean Patrick Maloney for the Democratic primary for Congress. Through my years on the Bedford Town Board, Bedford Town Supervisor and now as an Assemblymember, I have known and worked with Congressman Maloney for virtually the entire time he has ...

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To the Editor, I enthusiastically endorse Sean Patrick Maloney for the Democratic primary for Congress. Through my years on the Bedford Town Board, Bedford Town Supervisor and now as an Assemblymember, I have known and worked with Congressman Maloney for virtually the entire time he has ...

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To the Editor, I enthusiastically endorse Sean Patrick Maloney for the Democratic primary for Congress. Through my years on the Bedford Town Board, Bedford Town Supervisor and now as an Assemblymember, I have known and worked with Congressman Maloney for virtually the entire time he has ...

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Dear Editor, I'm writing this email as I worry that Sparta citizens are not getting an accurate and comprehensive picture of what's going on with the forthcoming election for the Board of Education. I reference a recent NJ Herald article "Sparta headlines crowded Sussex County school board ...

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aug 8 2022 Joseph Meyner 392 S. Main St. Apt#2 Phillipsburg, N.J. 08865 (908) 859-4531 josephmeyner@verizon.net I witnessed a Phillipsburg policeman handcuff and detain a black man without stated or unstated warrant. On an occasion of a sexual assault I requested a social worker backup of the ...

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To the Editor: You take a chance driving in New Jersey today. I can relate to the concerns of the residents of Frenchtown and the problems they are having with drivers disregarding their traffic laws and creating dangerous conditions. Frenchtown is, and always was, a nice small river town ...

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To the Editor: Township police officers protect our children and employees. I read Mr. (Robert) Beers' comments and letter to the public. I am dismayed that a public official, Superintendent Beers, would insist that this discussion take place "behind closed doors." As caretaker of the ...

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I am having a difficult time understanding why the DCR application has not been either rejected or denied at this point. The Diamond Chip Realty (DCR) buildings and site design were deemed to be non-complaint and unapprovable by the Sparta Planning Board (PB) at the July 6 PB meeting. DCR was given ...

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I am having a difficult time understanding why the DCR application has not been either rejected or denied at this point. The Diamond Chip Realty (DCR) buildings and site design were deemed to be non-complaint and unapprovable by the Sparta Planning Board (PB) at the July 6 PB meeting. DCR was given ...

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Randolph, NJ- At approximately 11:30 A.M. on August 1st, 2022, I said my last goodbyes to the house I grew up in for the past 19 years.  This house was more than just a place to sleep; it was a representation of all the memories it held.   When I was little, Halloween was one of ...

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To the Editor: When is a sewer bill not a sewer bill? When the mayor hijacks the sewer information to present his opinion on a heated political issue, defending his decision to place Bridgewater police in our schools without the permission of the board of education. How best to protect our ...

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Dear Cliff Cernek and all our EMS and Fire Department Volunteers, My recent letter to the editor (August 3, TapInto) was not meant or offend you or question your capabilities. No disrespect was meant. I apologize to all of Sparta’s volunteer EMS and Fire fighters for the ...

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Randolph, NJ- At approximately 11:30 A.M. on August 1st, 2022, I said my last goodbyes to the house I grew up in for the past 19 years.  This house was more than just a place to sleep; it was a representation of all the memories it held.   When I was little, Halloween was one of ...

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Randolph, NJ- At approximately 11:30 A.M. on August 1st, 2022, I said my last goodbyes to the house I grew up in for the past 19 years.  This house was more than just a place to sleep; it was a representation of all the memories it held.   When I was little, Halloween was one of ...

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Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more.  As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including 190,000 New ...

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I am a member of the Sparta Ambulance Squad; however, my opinions expressed are my own, and do not represent the Sparta Ambulance Squad Officers or members. I am also not a member of the Sparta Fire Department, I do not opine on their behalf. I have not been asked by either organization to post on ...

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I am a member of the Sparta Ambulance Squad; however, my opinions expressed are my own, and do not represent the Sparta Ambulance Squad Officers or members. I am also not a member of the Sparta Fire Department, I do not opine on their behalf. I have not been asked by either organization to post on ...

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Dear Editor: I recently moved to Bayonne and have been exploring the city. I can't believe the amount of litter in the gutters and sidewalks.  Broadway doesn't have enough trash cans. I had to carry my trash for 3 blocks to dispose of it.  A campaign to try to get people to stop throwing ...

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